FPGAs for Makers - How to Build a High Resolution Pulse Width Measurement Tool Using Programmable Logic
In this presentation I will show how to to get started with FPGAs using open source tools and readily available boards based on the the Lattice ICE40 series of devices. The project will be to build a pulse width measurement tool that has a resolution of 12.5 nanoseconds and 64 bit capability.
Saturday 19 October
From 12.45 pm to 1.15 pm
8.STAGE8A pav. 8
Rick MacDonald became a Maker at the age of ten when his parents bought him an electronics kit for his birthday to try and prevent him from taking things apart. Ultimately he became an embedded software and electronics designer and then entrepreneur. Now on permanent sabbatical he is an active participant in the Maker Movement and hopes to pass on the benefit of some of his years of experience.
It is the most important event in the world of innovation. Is a showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Maker Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, schools, universities, research institutes, artists, students, and corporations. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings. Attendees flock to Maker Faire Rome to glimpse the future and find the inspiration to become Makers themselves.